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Scaling community attitudes toward the mentally ill.
The measurement of public attitudes toward the mentally ill has taken on new significance since the introduction of community-based mental health care. Previous attitude scales have been constructedExpand
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Understanding and Overcoming the NIMBY Syndrome
Abstract To comprehend and overcome the NIMBY (not-in-my-backyard) syndrome, planners should understand the nature of typical opposition arguments, the factors that determine community attitudes, andExpand
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The Postmodern Urban Condition
Preface. Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. Taking Los Angeles Seriously. 2. Mapping the Postmodern. 3. Postmodern Bloodlines: From Lefebvre to Jameson. 4. The Premature Demise of PostmodernExpand
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Malign Neglect: Homelessness in an American City
Does this work? I'm trying to find out if this catalog generator will work. It should work. It worked at Roger's Office This DB Features * lots of enhancements * easy catalog generation * greatExpand
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Landscapes of Despair: From Deinstitutionalization to Homelessness
Part 1: Service-dependent populations in the city social construction of the service-dependent ghetto the social history of service dependency. Part 2: The rise and fall of the service-dependentExpand
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Los Angeles and the Chicago School: Invitation to a Debate
Until very recently, debates about urban structure have been dominated by the precepts of the ‘Chicago School,’ which include the notion that the city is a coherent regional system where the centerExpand
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Postmodernism and Planning
Postmodernism seems able to embrace any discourse on style, architecture, literature, with equal facility. Yet its erratic and chameleon-like form renders it susceptible to quick dismissal. In thisExpand
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The Changing Dynamics of Community Opposition to Human Service Facilities
Abstract Community opposition is an increasingly common response to the siting of controversial human service facilities. This paper explores the NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) syndrome by presenting anExpand
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Seeing People Differently: The Sociospatial Construction of Disability
In this paper the authors develop the concept of difference as it applies to people with disabilities. The production of difference is characterized as necessarily a social and a spatial processExpand
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